Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers â“ the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines â“ Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Full Time/Various Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Assists nurse with assigned patients
Provides care to patients in accordance with standards of care:
Provides assistance with basic hygiene, comfort, and activities of daily living.
Reports change of condition changes, potential problems or concerns involving the patient or family to the nurse (i.e. vital signs, Intake/Output).
Interprets arrhythmias, documents and initiates treatment within the scope of practice in the ED
Performs NIHSS initials and subsequent scoring of stroke patients.
Begins initial gathering of data of ambulance and/or patients transferred from triage
Administers ACLS medications in a code situation under the supervision of the RN and per the approved hospital list
Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by:
Turning and repositioning patient according to policy.
Utilizing identified skin products according to Skin Protocol.
Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed
Performs urinary catheterization using sterile technique, to include specimen collection and documents
Removes Urinary Catheters and documents.
Reports observations to nurse
What You Will Need:
High school education or equivalent
Completion of a formal paramedic training program
Florida State Certification as a Paramedic
Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS
Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.